Edwin Encarnación
DH | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 230LBS | Age: 41
Draft: 2000 | Rd: 9, #274, Texas Rangers | Manuela Toro HS (Caguas, PR)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 579 500 74 123 32 3 .246 .336 .474 .810
2019 486 418 81 102 34 0 .244 .344 .531 .875
2020 181 159 19 25 10 0 .157 .250 .377 .627
16 Seasons 8,126 7,040 1,099 1,832 424 61 .260 .350 .496 .846
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .246 32 3 .810
2019 .244 34 0 .875
2020 .157 10 0 .627
16 Seasons .260 424 61 .846
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 32 2517 440 44 10.0 7.1 90.0 114.0 16.8 31.1 .264 .517 .392 .379 .407 43.9 15.7 12.3
2016 33 2900 471 58 12.3 8.3 90.8 112.8 15.8 35.9 .263 .536 .373 .380 .433 40.8 19.7 12.4
2017 34 2870 426 44 10.3 6.6 89.2 112.0 16.8 36.4 .266 .530 .373 .389 .436 42.5 19.9 15.5
2018 35 2293 375 42 11.2 7.3 89.9 112.2 18.0 34.1 .245 .479 .346 .356 .421 41.4 22.8 10.9
2019 36 2151 318 41 12.9 8.4 90.1 113.0 22.5 34.6 .245 .520 .362 .365 .418 42.4 21.2 11.9
2020 37 791 106 14 13.2 7.7 85.4 112.9 22.8 29.2 .161 .366 .272 .277 .338 33.0 29.8 8.8
Player 13522 2136 243 11.4 7.5 89.8 114.0 17.9 34.2 .252 .509 .365 .370 .419 41.7 20.3 12.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 37.5 25.2 25.2 12.0 46.1 35.5 18.4 3.2 28.9 29.5 20.0 7.3 10.0 7.1
2016 38.4 26.1 26.1 9.3 49.9 31.8 18.3 1.7 29.7 27.8 21.0 6.6 12.3 8.3
2017 38.0 29.6 24.4 8.0 44.1 35.9 20.0 3.8 26.8 26.1 25.8 7.3 10.3 6.6
2018 37.3 30.1 23.7 8.8 43.7 32.5 23.7 2.9 26.9 26.7 21.9 8.0 11.2 7.3
2019 30.8 31.1 23.0 15.1 48.1 30.2 21.7 2.5 21.1 35.8 21.4 5.7 12.9 8.4
2020 34.0 30.2 18.9 17.0 45.3 36.8 17.9 4.7 30.2 37.7 9.4 4.7 13.2 7.7
Player 36.6 28.3 24.3 10.8 46.4 33.5 20.1 2.9 27.2 29.3 21.4 6.9 11.4 7.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.4 -6 239 30.2 49 .075 .150 .224 31.6 26.5 18.3 .123 .308 .272 29.6
2020 Slider -1.6 -3 211 26.7 56 .113 .321 .225 37.1 41.1 21.7 .111 .241 .186 38.7
2020 Sinker 2.1 3 129 16.3 24 .364 .773 .571 21.7 12.5 11.5 .267 .633 .397 36.8
2020 Curveball 1.2 1 83 10.5 18 .143 .571 .378 31.0 27.8 14.3 .205 .624 .415 33.3
2020 Changeup -0.9 -1 59 7.5 14 .250 .500 .368 44.4 21.4 14.3 .169 .232 .248 22.2
2020 Cutter 0.6 0 40 5.1 12 .300 .600 .433 33.3 33.3 30.8 .283 .624 .430 33.3
2020 Sweeper -4.9 -1 21 2.7 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 33.3 .005 .009 .006 50.0
2020 Slurve -6.6 0 6 0.8 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .391 .475 .378 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -7.0 0 3 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 3 615 28.6 162 .224 .490 .345 21.7 20.4 16.4 .219 .504 .342 46.4
2019 Slider 0.1 1 472 21.9 99 .170 .284 .262 28.8 22.2 13.0 .228 .399 .310 31.3
2019 Sinker 2.2 8 337 15.7 78 .288 .712 .469 22.7 15.4 11.0 .297 .680 .446 48.1
2019 Curveball 3.7 8 225 10.5 44 .316 .763 .486 34.1 25.0 13.8 .343 .777 .490 53.6
2019 Changeup 5.2 10 193 9.0 35 .433 1.100 .623 25.3 22.9 12.5 .242 .625 .381 43.5
2019 Cutter 0.5 1 171 7.9 36 .200 .300 .297 25.0 19.4 13.7 .204 .286 .289 30.4
2019 Sweeper -0.6 0 33 1.5 7 .200 .200 .329 80.0 57.1 30.8 .032 .032 .222 0.0
2019 Split-Finger 7.3 2 32 1.5 10 .333 .778 .575 23.1 20.0 11.1 .293 .563 .393 42.9
2019 Slurve 9.0 1 9 0.4 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .927 1.247 .921 100.0
2019 Knuckleball -0.9 0 6 0.3 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 10 690 30.1 190 .268 .577 .389 22.1 16.8 17.6 .278 .581 .400 47.5
2018 Slider 0.8 4 529 23.1 122 .224 .346 .298 35.8 35.2 25.3 .201 .326 .286 39.4
2018 Sinker -1.7 -7 423 18.4 106 .196 .315 .285 15.3 14.2 18.5 .249 .444 .345 34.6
2018 Curveball 2.1 5 237 10.3 52 .310 .452 .405 35.4 30.8 20.8 .223 .340 .319 37.0
2018 Changeup 1.7 3 168 7.3 40 .257 .600 .399 31.6 22.5 16.4 .247 .549 .378 34.6
2018 Cutter 1.8 2 139 6.1 36 .333 .800 .533 25.8 13.9 13.5 .328 .819 .513 48.0
2018 Split-Finger -0.6 0 29 1.3 8 .000 .000 .263 45.5 50.0 25.0 .003 .003 .264 0.0
2018 Slurve 1.2 0 18 0.8 6 .333 .833 .483 44.4 66.7 40.0 .229 .640 .360 100.0
2018 Sweeper -8.1 -1 15 0.7 4 .000 .000 .175 16.7 25.0 100.0 .043 .048 .204 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 5 873 30.4 228 .277 .545 .408 22.1 15.8 15.7 .296 .633 .436 47.7
2017 Sinker -0.6 -4 631 22.0 149 .260 .425 .361 19.3 18.1 16.2 .298 .512 .394 45.5
2017 Slider 2.4 13 547 19.1 117 .313 .677 .447 32.4 22.2 14.4 .234 .477 .348 29.3
2017 Changeup 2.2 7 312 10.9 62 .239 .478 .433 24.4 14.5 9.5 .294 .645 .467 43.2
2017 Curveball 0.7 2 284 9.9 60 .200 .380 .298 32.7 30.0 16.8 .191 .344 .302 35.3
2017 Cutter 1.4 2 151 5.3 30 .154 .423 .328 32.2 23.3 17.5 .194 .434 .316 42.1
2017 Split-Finger -8.8 -3 31 1.1 10 .000 .000 .140 64.3 60.0 42.9 .057 .064 .182 50.0
2017 Sweeper 7.2 1 17 0.6 3 .500 1.000 .650 16.7 33.3 12.5 .267 .478 .437 100.0
2017 Slurve -2.8 0 16 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 66.7 28.6 .180 .194 .162 0.0
2017 Screwball 4.8 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 567 2,196 1 -20 17 11 9
2009 332 1,327 -1 -13 8 7 1
2010 364 1,401 -3 -7 6 4 1
2011 527 1,967 -10 -8 15 7 4
2012 629 2,640 13 3 20 16 52
2013 614 2,434 6 11 18 10 45
2014 536 2,222 8 2 14 10 34
2015 662 2,680 8 -2 24 12 42
2016 734 3,033 19 -26 28 12 33
2017 673 2,904 5 -24 26 14 22
2018 577 2,305 1 -14 15 13 15
2019 510 2,262 1 3 13 13 31
2020 183 801 -3 -13 2 6 -8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,517 48.3 64.4 82.1 23.2 63.2 41.6 25.8 43.1 23.1 7.6 81.1
2016 2,900 48.3 65.0 83.0 21.4 57.5 43.2 27.0 42.4 23.6 7.1 78.5
2017 2,870 47.1 67.8 80.5 20.9 57.4 41.8 25.3 43.0 25.4 6.3 74.4
2018 2,293 47.5 66.3 80.9 24.6 56.4 41.8 28.2 44.6 26.3 6.9 78.8
2019 2,151 46.0 65.8 79.4 25.4 63.1 41.9 22.9 43.5 25.9 7.0 76.0
2020 791 47.9 63.1 74.1 29.9 54.5 42.5 26.0 45.8 32.6 7.2 70.2
Player 13,522 47.5 65.7 80.9 23.3 59.1 42.1 26.0 43.4 25.3 7.0 77.4
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 94 68 94 96 92 94 88 76 95 87 72 94 37 87 20
2016 93 61 93 94 87 97 91 81 90 72 50 91 41 92 23 14
2017 94 65 91 93 95 91 82 77 87 85 54 97 37 89 12
2018 82 38 83 89 71 86 85 70 86 71 37 80 35 69 12
2019 83 27 86 92 74 80 90 67 89 70 52 85 40 71 16
2020 8 1 21 67 3 71 86 7 91 22 14 46 15 36 17
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.9 45 46.8 -2 16 26 27 60.0
2017 24.4 38 38.3 0 15 22 21 55.3
2018 24.6 32 31.3 1 13 15 19 59.4
2019 25.7 34 35.7 -2 9 18 24 70.6
2020 27.0 10 10.0 0 2 3 8 80.0
Player 24.8 159 162.0 -3 55 84 99 62.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 45 50 38 48 45 40 50 48 42 37 45 53 46 47 45 50 36 40 50 48 49 41 57 60 46 44 48 60 52 46 42
2017 38 38 36 34 42 39 44 36 30 32 41 46 36 38 38 40 34 32 41 38 42 39 43 40 38 31 36 47 43 42 32
2018 32 38 27 34 32 29 30 31 27 25 26 35 38 29 29 32 30 29 33 36 35 34 42 31 27 27 28 32 36 31 25
2019 34 41 34 32 38 36 39 32 35 28 32 39 40 37 36 32 29 29 37 39 37 41 43 37 31 32 34 42 41 35 34
2020 10 11 10 10 12 10 11 10 11 8 9 12 8 9 10 10 10 9 10 11 9 10 11 10 9 8 11 11 9 11 9
Player 159 178 145 158 169 154 174 157 145 130 153 185 168 160 158 164 139 139 171 172 172 165 196 178 151 142 157 192 181 165 142
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.0 90.8 0.8 89.2 -1.6 89.9 0.7 90.1 0.2 85.4 -4.7
Launch Angle 16.8 15.8 -1.0 16.8 1.0 18.0 1.2 22.5 4.5 22.8 0.3
Barrel % 10.0 12.3 2.3 10.3 -2.0 11.2 0.9 12.9 1.7 13.2 0.3
Hard Hit % 43.9 40.8 -3.1 42.5 1.7 41.4 -1.1 42.4 1.0 33.0 -9.4
Sweet Spot % 31.1 35.9 4.8 36.4 0.5 34.1 -2.3 34.6 0.5 29.2 -5.4
xBA .264 .263 -0.001 .266 0.003 .245 -0.021 .245 0.000 .161 -0.084
BA .277 .263 -0.014 .258 -0.005 .246 -0.012 .244 -0.002 .157 -0.087
xwOBA .379 .380 0.001 .389 0.009 .356 -0.033 .365 0.009 .277 -0.088
wOBA .392 .373 -0.019 .373 0.000 .346 -0.027 .362 0.016 .272 -0.090
xSLG .517 .536 0.019 .530 -0.006 .479 -0.051 .520 0.041 .366 -0.154
SLG .557 .529 -0.028 .504 -0.025 .474 -0.030 .531 0.057 .377 -0.154
K% 15.7 19.7 4.0 19.9 0.2 22.8 2.9 21.2 -1.6 29.8 8.6
BB% 12.3 12.4 0.1 15.5 3.1 10.9 -4.6 11.9 1.0 8.8 -3.1
Swing % 43.1 42.4 -0.7 43.0 0.6 44.6 1.6 43.5 -1.1 45.8 2.3
Whiff% 23.1 23.6 0.5 25.4 1.8 26.3 0.9 25.9 -0.4 32.6 6.7
In Zone % 48.3 48.3 0.0 47.1 -1.2 47.5 0.4 46.0 -1.5 47.9 1.9
Out of Zone % 51.7 51.7 0.0 52.9 1.2 52.5 -0.4 54.0 1.5 52.1 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 23.2 21.4 -1.8 20.9 -0.5 24.6 3.7 25.4 0.8 29.9 4.5
First Pitch Swing % 25.8 27.0 1.2 25.3 -1.7 28.2 2.9 22.9 -5.3 26.0 3.1
First Pitch Strike % 55.6 57.8 2.2 52.8 -5.0 57.4 4.6 56.7 -0.7 59.7 3.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 687 324 47.2 .367 .372
2017 Shifts R 661 315 47.7 .365 .384
2018 Shifts R 565 330 58.4 .324 .365
2019 Shifts R 462 202 43.7 .353 .385
2020 Shifts R 180 155 86.1 .348 .262
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 427 15.0 49.4% 5.9% 220 21.0 8.2% 13.6%
2011 554 14.7 55.1% 1.8% 324 21.0 3.4% 6.8%
2012 871 15.6 44.3% 1.4% 434 21.2 3.5% 8.1%
2013 763 15.5 44.6% 1.4% 458 21.4 2.8% 9.0%
2014 612 16.6 31.9% 1.8% 477 22.1 1.3% 9.2%
2015 707 17.7 31.7% 6.1% 516 23.4 7.0% 21.9%
2016 831 17.3 33.0% 4.5% 569 23.5 7.9% 18.6%
2017 828 16.6 33.9% 2.7% 530 22.1 1.7% 9.2%
2018 585 15.8 39.0% 1.4% 433 22.1 1.8% 8.5%
2019 647 17.4 26.1% 2.6% 349 22.4 0.6% 11.5%
2020 204 16.6 31.9% 0.5% 161 22.6 0.6% 7.5%
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Statcast Rankings

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